Technology has provided many different ways of communicating but the need to be effective in communication has not changed.  Educational professionals need to continue to develop and refine their communication skills. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Good Refresher | New blog by John Deitsch

Although the tutorial is fairly basic, since we often tend to operate on auto-pilot, it serves as a good reminder of the importance of effective communication and the need to be very deliberate in our...

Feed back | New comment by Rhonda James

This course gave many concepts to consider when writing - good course. 

I am Learning | New blog by James Hynson

This course provide many avenues and techniques to communicate base on different situations.

Active listening takes practice | New blog by James Hynson

Active listening is a some times hard to do in a very busy lab. However active listening is a necessary skill to apply.

Feed back | New comment by Joanne Stewart

It can be bad depending on the approach.  If you prepare your plan you can give yourself an outline of good possible responses.  

Active listning | New blog by Shandra Lott

I plan on making sure I understand what I've heard by asking questions and summorizing concepts. 

The Importance of Listening | New blog by Tanith Barcroft

This tutorial taught me some techniques for active listening. I am currently reading a book entitled "Listen to Succeed - How to identify and overcome barriers to effective listening". Effective liste...

action | New blog by Kelly Kantak

be more up front with what I need done

Feed back | New discussion by Wallace Armstrong

Feedback can be used in many way some good some bad i think we need to be carful Wally

help | New blog by Wallace Armstrong

I am better able to prsent auto information